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Virginia DOT's Route 1 Plans Might Upset Amazon's Vision for National Landing

The National Landing BID this week launched a "People Over Cars" awareness campaign in response to the Virginia Department of Transportation's plans for Route 1 in Northern Virginia.

May 20, 2021 - Washingtonian

PenPlace Redevelopment

New Amazon HQ2 Renderings Revealed

New details of the second phase of Amazon HQ2 in Northern Virginia were released last week ahead of a planning committee hearing.

May 17, 2021 - ARLnow

Amazon Fulfillment Center

New Amazon HQ2 Renderings Reveal a Futuristic Look for Northern Virginia

Renderings for the second phase of Amazon's second headquarters in Northern Virginia grabbed a lot of attention today.

February 2, 2021 - The Washington Post

Queens, New York City

Six Months After Amazon: A Call to Develop in Long island City

It's been six months since Amazon rescinded its plans to build a second headquarters in New York City. The neighborhood planned for the facility could still see a huge benefit from an ambitious development, according to this opinion.

August 15, 2019 - Crain's New York Business

Arlington County, Virginia

Amazon Donates $3 Million for Housing in Northern Virginia

The online retail giant also donated funding for educational programs at a nearby university and a nearby community college.

June 13, 2019 - The Washington Post

Arlington County, Virginia

Amazon Promises Better Planning Outcomes for Virginia

Northern Virginia's housing market won't follow the path of the Seattle housing market, according to Amazon officials, because they have a new growth plan.

May 6, 2019 - The Washington Post

Robert Moses

The Robert Moses Nexus to Amazon's Cancellation of Queens HQ2

Last week, Amazon abruptly canceled its decision to invest about $2.5 billion and bring 25,000 high-paying jobs to Queens. A scholar blames their abrupt decision on an arcane state bureaucracy tasked with preventing Robert Moses-like takings.

February 21, 2019 - Politico Magazine

Amazon HQ2

Amazon Calls the Whole New York Thing Off

The AmazonHQ2 circus is packing up and moving to another city.

February 14, 2019 - The New York Times

Queens, New York City

Report: Amazon Thinking Twice About Second Headquarters in New York

The opposition to the idea of Amazon locating one of its second headquarters locations in New York City has given the company pause, according to a recent scoop.

February 11, 2019 - The Washington Post

Long Island City

Amazon Delivered a Booming Real Estate Market in Queens

The real estate market in most of New York City is sluggish to close out 2018, but for now, Long Island City is going gangbusters.

December 29, 2018 - The New York Times

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